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College’s award scholarships for esports

By Nathan Cardillo Point Park Valorant Team playing against Akron University, Summer 2021 Christopher Gaul lives out a dream that most people could only imagine a reality. As the head coach for the Point Park University Esports program for the past year and a half, he gets to play video games for a paycheck. He also has given the opportunity... Read More

Point Park Students Cover the 2021 Mayoral Election

All semester long the COMM 105 Honors Media and Society class has been studying the media, its history and its role in society. One major part of this is how important media literacy is to our democracy.  This is so evident during elections, and even though this is an off-off year election, with mostly local and judicial elections, media literacy... Read More

Introduction to Photojournalism Class Captures 2021 Mayoral Election

The following photos and cutlines were taken and written by Chris Rolinson’s Introduction to Photojournalism students. Smithfield Street’s Human Services Building presented empty early afternoon. The building operates as a polling location during elections. (Photo by Frank Smith) Michael Walsh, a junior Point Park University student, researches the mayoral candidates’ policies before heading to the polls in Downtown Pittsburgh. Walsh,... Read More

Vox Populus

The Latin words vox populus mean “voice of the people.” Journalists use this phrase to describe a type of storytelling that asks people on the street their opinions about important topics. With this in mind, Point Park University students talked with people in Downtown about some of the biggest stories of the day. COVID-19 pandemic By Nathan Cardillo Jacob Dulya, 18, From... Read More